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  Arthur C. Erickson - Great Buildings Online
Robson Square, at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1980.
Arthur Erickson was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1924.
Considered one of Canada's greatest architects, Erickson studied at the University of British Columbia and McGill University, Montreal.
www.greatbuildings.com /architects/Arthur_C._Erickson.html   (308 words)

  
  Whitehorse 2007 - Jeux du Canada Winter Games
Although skiing was introduced to Austria, Canada and the United States in the mid 1800s, it would be 1936 before alpine skiing became an Olympic event.
Curling was in the first Canada Winter Games in 1967 in Québec City, where men and women competed in a mixed tournament.
Short track speed skating was first introduced at the 1983 Canada Winter Games in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, Québec and was first included in the official program at the XVI Olympic Winter Games in Albertville in 1992.
www.2007canadagames.ca /en/sports   (2371 words)

  
  Culture of Canada - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism, architecture, and the use of space
Canada is located in the northern portion of the continent of North America, extending, in general, from the 49th parallel northward to the islands of the Arctic Ocean.
Canada was opened to European occupation not by a pioneering spirit fighting against all odds to push open a wild and dangerous frontier, as in the United States, but by a systematic effort to bring the vastness of the Canadian landscape under police control.
Canada is an example of a capitalist welfare state, in that tax-base-funded programs exist to provide some measure of protection to the impoverished and those at risk of impoverishment.
www.everyculture.com /Bo-Co/Canada.html   (11453 words)

  
 The 1924 explosions of Kilauea
Passengers from the Empress of Canada were being rushed from the Volcano house this afternoon as the violence of the volcano increased.
Then the 1924 explosions peppered the strip with rocks (some shown here), which had to be removed after the turmoil had subsided.
The 1924 explosions were probably just on the verge of being large enough to generate hot pyroclastic surges--among the most devastating of all volcanic phenomena.
hvo.wr.usgs.gov /kilauea/history/1924May18   (8896 words)

  
 Buchanan, Watson and Related Families - pafg161 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Agnes or "Annie" CAMPBELL was born on 15 Aug 1840 in Ontario, Canada.
Ernest Edward JACOBS was born on 24 Mar 1920 in of Canada.
Hector Thomas Gunn MACDONALD was born on 4 Dec 1916 in of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada.
members.tripod.com /bill_buchanan/buchanan/pafg161.htm   (352 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: 1924, Chamonix, France
A gathering of 16 national teams at the International Winter Sports Week in 1924 in Chamonix, France, however, would be inevitably recognized as the first official Winter Games.
The only sports Norway did not win a medal were in ice hockey, where Canada took the gold, and bobsledding, which saw a Swiss team finish first in the four-man team event.
Clas Thunberg (Finland) dominated the speedskating events and became the 1924 Games' most decorated athlete, winning five medals in all: three golds in the 1,500m, 5,000m and the All-Round, a silver in the 10,000m and the bronze in the 500m.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/olympics1998/history/years/1924.htm   (267 words)

  
 1924 in Canada - TheBestLinks.com - April 1, February 24, January 26, July 3, ...
1924 in Canada - TheBestLinks.com - April 1, February 24, January 26, July 3,...
1924 in Canada, April 1, February 24, January 26, July 3, 1924...
See also: 1923 in Canada, other events of 1924, 1925 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
www.thebestlinks.com /1924_in_Canada.html   (140 words)

  
 TSN : CANADA GAMES - Canada's Sports Leader
The thought of staging the Canada Games first arose in 1924 but it wasn't until 40 years later, in 1966, the governments of Canada and Quebec gave their joint approval to a proposal to hold the first Games the following year.
The event was designed to coincide with Canada's 1967 Centennial celebrations.
With Yukon and the Canada Winter Games parting ways, the focus for both now shifts to their respective futures.
www.tsn.ca /canada_games   (669 words)

  
 Team Canada 1924 Vintage Striped Toque By American Needle
CUPSTUFF PRICE $12.99 U.S. Go back in time to 1924 when all that Canada had to do was show up to win the Gold Medal in hockey.
The Team Canada 1924 Vintage Striped Toque has two fl stripes, outlined in white across this red toque.
The Team Canada symbol worn by the players for their first Olympic Gold Medal in 1924 is embroidered between these stripes.
www.cupstuff.com /nhl/team_canada/tcvtouque_m.htm   (128 words)

  
 Maurice Prendergast (1859 - 1924) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Born in Canada, Maurice Prendergast moved to Boston, but spent most of his time traveling or painting overseas.
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Sketchbook ("The Boston Water-Color Sketchbook") 1897-98 Watercolor
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Santa Maria Formosa, Venice 1912 Watercolor and
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 Internet Archive: Details: Journals of the House of Commons of Canada v.61, 1924
Journals of the House of Commons of Canada v.61, 1924 (Volume 61) (1924)
Journals of the House of Commons of Canada v.61, 1924 (1924)
ISSN 0707-9338 Merged with its Journaux de la Chambre des communes du Canada, ISSN 0707-9338; to form its Journals.
www.archive.org /details/apphcc61192400uoft   (108 words)

  
 The Builder Magazine - August 1924
The first Knight Templar degrees conferred in Canada were in Halifax in 1766, by Lodge 322 in the 29th Regiment, the first record anywhere in the world outside the British Isles; the oldest Knight Templar Preceptory being Nova Scotia, No. 5, dating back previously to 1782.
That the Craft in Canada in the face of such difficulties ever survived and succeeded in establishing itself, and developing into the well-organized Grand Lodges, Chapters and other Grand Bodies of today, is most remarkable and significant.
Also a request that the fees charged for benevolences in England might be paid to some agent of Grand Lodge in Upper Canada, for use amongst the "many brethren emigrating with their families who are found to be in distress." Another letter to Bro.
www.phoenixmasonry.org /the_builder_1924_august.htm   (10357 words)

  
 Manne Siegbahn - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A large number of young scientists, including many from foreign countries, have taken part in the progressively developed research work to study the atomic nucleus and its radioactive properties.
Siegbahn travelled a great deal and visited practically all important centres of scientific activity in Europe (1908-1922), Canada and the United States (1924-1925), where he, on invitation of the Rockefeller Foundation, gave lectures at the Universities of Columbia, Yale, Harvard, Cornell, Chicago, Berkeley, Pasadena, Montreal, and several other universities.
Other honours, in addition to the Nobel Prize in Physics (1924) awarded to Professor Siegbahn included the Hughes Medal (1934) and the Rumford Medal (1940) from the Royal Society, London; the Duddel Medal from the Physical Society, London (1948).
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1924/siegbahn-bio.html   (856 words)

  
 Millard G. Thomas and his Chicago Orchestra   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Millard G. Thomas was an African-American band leader who found his way to Canada via Chicago sometime around 1918.
He was employed as the pit band director for the vaudeville shows at the Princess Theater in Montreal.
Thomas continued to lead bands in Canada until 1926 when he moved to New York.
www.redhotjazz.com /chicagoorchestra.html   (119 words)

  
 Sam Vance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The past chief of the Canadian Indians was one of the early life members of the ATA and a member of the Grand American handicapping committee for many years.
Shortly before the 1924 Olympics in Paris, Vance broke 100 straight to tie for the Middlesex Gold Medal in England and won the Middlesex Handicap beating all Canadians and Americans.
During the 1924 Olympics, Canada was the only country with three shooters in the top 10.
www.traphof.org /inductees/vance_sam.htm   (292 words)

  
 SportsKnowHow.com - History of Ice Hockey - Page 2 of 2
The first US team to become part of the league was the Boston Bruins who joined in 1924.
The 1920 Olympics in Antwerp Belgium became the first to include and ice hockey competition.
Canada won the first four Olympic gold medals in the sport.
www.sportsknowhow.com /hockey/history/hockey-history-2.shtml   (683 words)

  
 Maritime Heritage Program: Expeditions
The Canada's ram bow, 10-to-1 length-to-beam ratio, and steel hull were a departure from the previous style of Canadian armed vessels.
Consequently, the Canada marked the transition from traditional wooden schooners to modern steel cruisers, playing a crucial role as Canada formulated its young navy.
The Canada was the fastest ship in the Fisheries Protection fleet; it was Canada's first successful naval training vessel, and the first Canadian naval vessel to train with the Royal Navy.
sanctuaries.noaa.gov /maritime/expeditions/qon.html   (429 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Yo, Canada
The level of interest is closer to soccer than it is to football, baseball and basketball.
Starting in 1924, Canada won gold five of the first six times it entered the Olympics, missing only in 1936.
Canada is 3-1-1 with a scoring advantage of 17-12.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/olympics/20020224-9999_mz1x24oly2a.html   (878 words)

  
 Lois Marshall (Soprano) - Short Biography
Lois (Catherine) Marshall was one of Canada's best-known and best-loved singers.
That same year she became a household name across Canada through her first-place win in the CBC competition, Singing Stars of Tomorrow.
In 1952 she won the prestigious Naumburg award, which entitled her to a New York debut at Town Hall.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Bio/Marshall-Lois.htm   (780 words)

  
 Maurice Brazil Prendergast Artworks and Fine Art at arthistorynet.com
American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Santa Maria Formosa, Venice 1912 Watercolor and
American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Sketchbook ("The Boston Water-Color Sketchbook") 1897-98 Watercolor
American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 South Boston Pier: Sunset 1895-97 Pastel on
www.absolutearts.com /masters/p/prendergast-maurice_brazil.html   (374 words)

  
 Maurice Prendergast Artworks and Fine Art at arthistorynet.com
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Santa Maria Formosa, Venice 1912 Watercolor and
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Sketchbook ("The Boston Water-Color Sketchbook") 1897-98 Watercolor
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 South Boston Pier: Sunset 1895-97 Pastel on
www.absolutearts.com /masters/p/prendergast-maurice.html   (590 words)

  
 Maurice Brazil Prendergast ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 West Church, Boston 1900-01 Watercolor over graphite
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Umbrellas in the Rain 1899 Watercolor over
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 South Boston Pier: Sunset 1895-97 Pastel on
wwar.com /masters/p/prendergast-maurice_brazil.html   (1538 words)

  
 Index of the Regiments and Corps of Canada.
Flags help to place units on the map, but these are not intended to represent the flags under which these corps served.
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)
The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)
www.regiments.org /regiments/na-canada/lists/cargxref.htm   (145 words)

  
 Ideal Demountable Wheel Co, Ltd. 1924 - Quebec, Canada
Ideal Demountable Wheel Co, Ltd. 1924 - Quebec, Canada
This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an allegorical woman.
If you are publishing a book for educational purposes or with the press, please contact us directly at 703-787-3552 for use of our content.
www.scripophily.net /iddemwheelco.html   (346 words)

  
 Kanetix: Travel Insurance for Emergency Medical and Visitors to Canada Insurance Coverage. Compare travel health ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Online travel insurance quotes are also easily available for international students studying in Canada and visitors travelling to Canada.
Make sure that you and your family or travelling companions are properly covered by purchasing the appropriate travel insurance policy for your trip.
All inclusive travel insurance is often a good value when compared to individual specialized policies, providing not only the basics like emergency medical, but, depending on the policy, also, trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance, coverage for baggage loss or baggage delay, accidental death and dismemberment insurance and more.
www.kanetix.ca /travel-insurance   (1106 words)

  
 1924-1936 Canada 1 cent lot of 12misc dates nice coins - (eBay.ca item 190175495745 end time 18-Nov-07 20:51:18 EST)
You are bidding on twelve Canadian 1 cent pennies, 1924, 1928, 1929, 1932(3), 1934, 1935(2), 1936(2).
These coins have been circulated but are still in excellent condition.
Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the eBay User Agreement and Privacy Policy.
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 eBay — Want It Now Post — 1924 U S coin set — 230096125151
I am looking for a U S coin set for the year 1924.
I understand that a half dollar was not minted that year.
Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the eBay User Agreement and Privacy Policy.
wantitnow.ebay.com /1924-U-S-coin-set_W0QQadidZ230096125151   (98 words)

  
 Comic creator: Trog (Wally Fawkes)
Jazz bandleader and clarinetist Wally Fawkes was the artist of the comic 'Flook', for which he used the pseudonym Trog.
Born in Vancouver, Canada, Fawkes moved to England in 1931.
He played with the Humphrey Lyttelton revivalist jazz band in the 1940s and 1950s.
lambiek.net /artists/t/trog.htm   (116 words)

  
 eBay Store - John Talman Stamps Collectibles: Canada Mint Stamps, Canada Used Stamps, Canada Covers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canada - 1897 1c Green QV Leaf X 100 used #67 Cancels
Canada - 1898 1/2c Black QV Numeral Blocks mint #74
Canada - 1963 5c Post Rider X 600 used #413
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 Canada & B.N.A. Books
Large Queen Stamps of Canada and their Use 1868-1872 by Duckworth Stamps and the usages, from the paper to detailed ship sailings, a complete coverage, good text, poor illustrations.
Early Canada Stamp Perforation Measurements by J. Goldberg The 1857-1899 period, a scholarly pursuit getting back to the actual method of rotary perforation, not for the general collector.
The Canada Postal Act and Post Offices 1878 and The "Canada" Split Ring Proofs June 1879 - January 1880 by Brian H. Symonds The postal acts and the Proof Book information for the Split Ring Cancellations made by the Pritchard Andrews Co., a major reference.
pbbooks.com /canada.htm   (2243 words)

  
 Ben Weider
He and his brother, Joe Weider, founded the IFBB in 1946 in Montreal, Canada, in order to unify, control, and coordinate the sport of bodybuilding throughout the world.
In support of youth fitness programs and sports research worldwide, Weider has contributed state-of-the-art training gymnasia to many countries, including Canada, Germany, Israel, Lebanon, the People’s Republic of China, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, and the
Honored throughout the world for his dedicated service, Weider is a recipient of the Order of Canada and was a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
www.jewishsports.net /PillarAchievementBios/BenWeider.htm   (183 words)

  
 Alvaro Vital Brazil ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Two Girls in a New England Woodland
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 Umbrellas in the Rain 1899 Watercolor over
Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858-1924 West Church, Boston 1900-01 Watercolor over graphite
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